Utility Billing and Rates

The City of Cottage Grove sends out utility bills on a monthly basis. Residents are billed for water, sewer, stormwater and street lights on this bill. See below for a summary of the rates that are charged.

Summary of Water/Sewer/Stormwater Rates
Water Rates per Month (applies to both residential and commercial) As of January 1, 2012
Base charge per month $1.50
Usage up to 15,000 gals/mo. $1.30/1,000 gals
Usage from 15,001-30,000 gals/mo. $1.90/1,000 gals
Usage over 30,001 gallons per mo. $2.15/1,000 gals
Sanitary Sewer Rates per Month (applies to both residential and commercial)  
Base charge per month $1.65
Usage up to 30,000 gals/mo. $3.00/1,000 gals
Usage over 30,001 gallons per mo. $3.60/1,000 gals
Stormwater Utility Fees per Year  
Single Family Home

$4 per residential

unit per month

Townhomes

$2 per residential

unit per month

Apartments

$1.01 per residential

unit per month

1.5 acre or greater residential

$3.00 per residential

unit per month

Commercial or industrial $16 per impervious surface acre per month
Schools $16 per impervious surface acre per month
Churches $16 per impervious surface acre per month
Cemeteries $8.04 per acre per year
Agricultural Land $48 per parcel with a structure on it per year

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